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A 26-year-old female asked:

My bf developed a cut/abrasion underneath his glans/head of his penis. he put neosporin and it healed. but last night it opened up again. what to do?

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Dr. James Berman
Dermatology 40 years experience
Herpes?: He should go to his dermatologist and have a culture performed for the hsv-2 virus. If he is positive, there is a very effective prophylactic pill which he can take which can stop these breakouts from occurring. It can also greatly reduce his potential from spreading it to a sex partner.

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Last updated Mar 21, 2021

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